Claressa Shields

Flint's Claressa Shields will be fighting for another championship.

For the first time, it will be in her hometown.

On Tuesday, Showtime Boxing announced Shields will fight for the Junior Middleweight World Championship.

The fight takes place at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Dort Federal Event Center in Flint.

Shields is looking to become the first three-division world champion.

Her last fight came in April, when she became the undisputed middleweight champion with a win over Christina Hammer.

Tickets for the Aug. 17 fight against Ivana Habazin go on sale June 20. The fight will also be broadcast live on Showtime.

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